Petros Markaris

1937 - Today

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Petros Márkaris (Greek: Πέτρος Μάρκαρης; born 1 January 1937 in Istanbul) is a Greek-Armenian writer of detective novels starring the grumpy Athenian police investigator Costas Haritos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Petros Markaris has received more than 57,069 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Petros Markaris is the 1,740th most popular writer, the 560th most popular biography from Turkey and the 49th most popular Turkish Writer.

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  • 57k

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  • 66.43

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Petros Markaris ranks 1,740 out of 5,794Before him are Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Sebastian Haffner, Marcel Schwob, Baba Tahir, and Kateb Yacine. After him are Marquis de Custine, Nikephoros Bryennios the Younger, Eustathius of Thessalonica, David Woodard, Caecilius Statius, and Miklós Nyiszli.

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Among people born in 1937, Petros Markaris ranks 107Before him are Baden Powell, Rifaat al-Assad, Steven Berkoff, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria, and Roberta Flack. After him are Joseph Kobzon, Peter Burke, Facundo Cabral, Edward Fox, Jay Rockefeller, and Monkey Punch.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Petros Markaris ranks 560 out of 1,128Before him are Pelagia (400), Theodore II Palaiologos (1396), Emine Hatun (1398), Édouard Balladur (1929), Theodora Komnene, Duchess of Austria (1134), and Stachys the Apostle (20). After him are Eustathius of Thessalonica (1101), Doukas (1400), Adamantios Korais (1748), Mehmed Emin Âli Pasha (1815), Ali Sami Yen (1886), and Rhesus of Thrace (null).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Petros Markaris ranks 49Before him are Quintus Smyrnaeus (400), Symeon the Metaphrast (900), Hipponax (-600), Alexander Polyhistor (-100), Oribasius (325), and Nicander (-250). After him are Eustathius of Thessalonica (1101), Adamantios Korais (1748), Symeon the New Theologian (949), Pir Sultan Abdal (1480), Methodius of Olympus (260), and Xenophon of Ephesus (101).